Chainsaw katana

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Chainsaw katana
Weapons-Chainsaw katana.jpg
Bound physical sword-style weapon
Blank image2.jpg     Requires:
Level 40
     Control required: 30
Procs-Rend icon.png  Physical damage: 22–41
Procs-Berserk.png  Proc: Berserk level 2
Procs-Brothers in arms.png  Proc: Brothers-in-arms
Procs-Chain attack.png  Proc: Chain attack
Procs-necrosis.png  Proc: Necrosis level 1
Procs-Rend icon.png  Proc: Rend level 3
Procs-Terrorbane.png  Proc: Terrorbane level 1

     Cost: 200 blood badges


These things are tools. Is a chainsaw a good thing or a bad thing?
If you're cutting down a stand of trees, it's a good thing.
If you accidentally chop off your finger, it's a bad thing.

— Bob Walters


The chainsaw katana is a bound physical sword-style weapon.


You must be at least level 40 and have at least 30 control points to purchase and use the chainsaw katana.

Passive abilities

The chainsaw katana increases your chance of hitting an opponent by 2%.

The chainsaw katana also increases your chances of making a critical hit on an opponent by 3%.


The chainsaw katana has the ability to deal between 22 and 41 physical damage against an opponent in each round of a battle.

Weapon proficiency

The chainsaw katana is a sword. Your setup with a chainsaw katana will gain additional skills as your sword proficiency increases.

Sword proficiency adds berserk 3 to your sword-weapon setup at level 1, berserk 5 at level 2, and berserk 7 at level 3.

The ? glyph used with the chainsaw katana will count each battle as two towards sword proficiency.


You can inscribe a chainsaw katana with any of the wrath inscriptions for weapons.

Sockets and gems

A chainsaw katana has a total of one socket for gems:


Using the chainsaw katana with the blademaster glyph in your setup will increase the damage dealt by the chainsaw katana by 20%.


The chainsaw katana has the following procs associated with it:

  • Procs-Chain attack.png  Chain attack: The chain attack proc is an offensive and disruptive proc that gives a chance to deal an additional weapon attack in the same combat round. Chain attack can be gained up to 5 times in a single combat round. Effects that are triggered by hitting an opponent may also trigger again.

Other information


You can purchase the chainsaw katana from the black market dealer, the local merchant in the pve location Oldtown, for 200 blood badges.


You cannot trade or give a chainsaw katana to another player.


You can disenchant a chainsaw katana.

You can expect to receive between xx and yy blood rubies when you disenchant and destroy a chainsaw katana.


  • 6 December 2010: The chainsaw katana was added to Chronicles of Blood.
  • 18 September 2012: The chainsaw katana was moved from Coraline's shop in Club noir to the local merchant's in Oldtown (the black market dealer).

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